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Mississauga, Ontario – Unit Heaters (12%) Chillers (10%), Residential Furnaces (9%) and Ductless Split Systems (8%) showed increase in the 2nd quarter of 2017. Remaining units showed a decrease in the number of shipments beginning with Commercial Air Conditioning (-8%), followed by Residential Air Conditioning (-4%) and Air Handler Units (-3%)

The following chart provides specific data for each product; YTD Canadian shipments for select HVACR equipment ending the 2nd quarter. An expansion factor has been included to compensate for the non–participating portion of the market.

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 The following chart shows the quarterly residential market comparison which denotes the percentage change in residential product shipments between this quarter and the same quarter last year.

2nd Quarter Shipments

 

2016

2017

%Chg

Quarterly Res. Market Comparison

Residential Air Conditioning

132916

128305

-3%

2016

193,030

 

 

Residential Furnace

60113

66641

11%

2017

194,946

0.98%

Change

Commercial Air Conditioning

10043

8789

-12%

The quarterly residential market comparison is meant to denote the percentage change in residential product shipments between this quarter and the same quarter last year.

Unit Heater

5280

6316

20%

Ductless Split System

28476

35203

24%

Chiller

176

234

33%

Air Handler Units

421

414

-2%

NOTE:  Minor adjustments have been made to 2016 2nd quarter and year-to-date for Residential Air Conditioning and 2016 Year-to-date for Ductless Split System shipment totals. 

“Residential air conditioning” means ducted split system air conditioning and heat pumps up to 5 tons; “ductless splits” means heat pumps and conditioning condensing units (cooling only); “commercial air conditioning” means rooftops (combination heat/cool), packaged cooling and packaged heat pumps; “furnace” means residential forced air furnaces of all types (gas, oil, electric and combination);  “chillers” include large tonnage liquid, reciprocating liquid and absorption chillers; “unit heater” means self-contained automatically controlled vented units limited to heating of non-residential space and also includes duct furnaces; “air handling unit” means a device used to condition and circulate air containing a blower, filter, sound attenuators and dampers.

For more information contact Caroline Czajko at cczajko@hrai.ca or 905-602-4700 ext. 234.